Of Penguins and Polar Bears

Of Penguins and Polar Bears A History of Cold Water Cruising

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Synopsis

WE have been cruising and exploring polar waters since the nineteenth century, but very little has been written about them. Drawing on expert research, Of Penguins and Polar Bears seeks to rectify this, and looks at activity in both the Antarctic and Arctic waters - the homes of the penguins and the polar bears - to provide insight into how the passenger trades developed in these regions. With over a hundred stunning pictures, this is a must-have gazetteer for anyone thinking about cruising the Earth's 'last frontier'. From William Bradford's cruise to Greenland in a seal-hunting boat in 1869 to the newest builds of the twenty-first century, let Arctic expert Christopher Wright take you on a journey through lands less travelled.

Book information

ISBN: 9780750990578
Publisher: The History Press
Imprint: The History Press
Pub date:
DEWEY: 910.911
DEWEY edition: 23
Language: English
Number of pages: 224
Weight: 562g
Height: 160mm
Width: 233mm
Spine width: 23mm